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Gin

Whether you like it in a punch, cocktail or tonic, the spirit has a broad variety of uses. Explore the juniper-based liquor with our vast selection of drink recipes.

Minty, Fruity & Refreshing: The Pimm's Cup Is the Perfect Summer Drink

The perfect Pimm's Cup is an ideal summer drink to sip—so here's how to make one, plus info on what exactly Pimm's is and how the gin-based English liqueur came to be. Come summer, when we think of...

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Martini pairings and garnishes

tim irvine
by tim irvine 2 years ago

We recently had a bottle of Botanist and used our usual Dolin dry. The result was a little too soft, almost not a martini but my, what an amazing gin. Using a twist instead of an olive (bottled i...

The Duke @ Bar La Grassa-A modified Pimms Cup cocktail

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by benjaminthom 1 year ago

Anyone else had a chance to imbibe on "The Duke" @ Bar La Grassa in Minneapolis. I can't get over how refreshing it is and the "tomato olives" that they use as the garnish. So imagine, a fine tun...

Why do so many people hate Gin?

YAYME
by YAYME 8 years ago

As a former Gin hater, I can understand it's bad rap. People say it tastes like christmas tree. I counter that you really haven't enjoyed it. I started enjoying it when I sniffed it like a fine win...

Sloe Gin and Creme de Violette...

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by Jennifer Luxmoore 9 years ago

No, not together! 2 separate questions... I just tried Sloe Gin the other night and loved it, though it seems hard to find. What else can you do with it besides Sloe Gin Fizz? Also purchas...

Submitted for your approval my newest cocktail: Goblin Milk

YAYME
by YAYME 7 months ago

'goblin' milk cocktail 1 jigger of Ransom's old tom Gin 1/2 jigger green chartreuse or pine bud liquuer 1 jigger honey/cinnamon syrup 2 jiggers milk 1 mint sprig for garnishing 1 drop green...

REVISED Goblin milk cocktail

YAYME
by YAYME 7 months ago

I was inspired by David Lebowitz's green chartreuse ice cream. Knowing that dairy and green chartreuse go oddly well together. I explored further from there. The honey syrup added sweetness, Ransom...

Boozy Sangria, as it's made in Spain (or perhaps used to be?)

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by jojojovich 11 months ago

I went to college in Toledo, Spain for a while. One night we went out, and decided, foolishly, to try the sangria at each bar in town. We didn't get far, it being the boozy delight it is (or used t...

What is "it" in "gin and it"?

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by Marsha 12 years ago

I have often read in my British detective novels that people would order "gin and it" and I have never been able to find out what the "it" is. Vermouth? Tonic? Bitters? Does anyone have a defin...

Store-bought egg whites?

Alcachofa
by Alcachofa 9 months ago

Hi. I'm posting this here, as I will be using the egg whites to make drinks. I'm wondering if anyone has ever used the egg whites you can find in a supermarket to make cocktails which require egg w...

Gin: Bombay Sapphire, Tanqueray and Beefeater?

Faune
by Faune 11 years ago

I would appreciate it if someone could give me recommendations*, contrasts and comparisons (e.g. tasting notes) regarding Bombay Sapphire (which I have tried and enjoyed), Tanqueray and Beefeater. ...

A bad idea for a martini

tim irvine
by tim irvine 11 months ago

At one of my favorite restaurants the other night and ordered a martini, specifying Bluecoat and Dolin, 3:1, one olive but not dirty. They were out of Dolin dry and subbed Dolin blanc. Yuck. Tas...

Home Bar Basics

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by Snackmeister 1 year ago

I've been wanting to start building my own collection of alcohols for my home bar, at this point I have a solid rum that I like but I don't know much about gin, whisk(e)y, or vodka or any other dri...

Colour of my Concoction

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by cedric2812 1 year ago

Dear all, I am gonna do a concoction ceremony for my company’s event. Prior to the event I need to know the colour of my concocted drink. This is because every person attending the dinner will be s...

Trying to recreate Zahav Z&T cocktail

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by doodlenoodle600 1 year ago

I had the Z&T at Zahav earlier this week and would love to recreate it at home. The menu describes the drink as “gin, zaatar, Byrrh” The drink didn’t have any spices visible so I think it mus...

Campari + Antica Formula + Tequila

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by starzzz 1 year ago

I have made the classic Negroni with equal parts of Campari + Antica Formula Vermouth + Tanqueray 10 stirred and poured on ice, with an addition of an orange wheel in my glass. Initial impressions ...

Tom Collins party

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by akdad 1 year ago

This spring/early summer I am planning a cocktail/dinner party around a Tom Collins bar. I’ll have a lazy susan with kaffir lime leaves,strawberry, mangos, different citrus, cucumbers, herbs,etc wi...

Discovering Moscow Mule Drinks?

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by thomas_avad 1 year ago

I'd like to give a try for the first time experimenting with Moscow mule drinks. I'm not a fan of vodka, still want to try this. I bought a set of copper mugs and want to have the fun from it, what...

Difference between syrups and mixers

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by achenn 1 year ago

Hi, I'm exploring the world of bottled cocktail ingredients - syrups and mixers in particular. Across the number of brands I've sampled from, I've noticed the syrups tend to be about +2x as thick a...